Union Organizing Gains Attention If Not Traction

Union organizing efforts continue to make news in all sorts of unexpected ways, including at Apple (Grand Central Terminal store) and Starbucks (in Appleton and elsewhere). Much has also been made of Amazon Labor Union organizer Christian Smalls—who has become the face of the Amazon movement because of his non-traditional organizing strategies. While we are likely to hear similar stories going forward, we may not fully understand the potential uptick in union membership, or its impact, for some time. What are you seeing and hearing about in your industry?